[Geany-devel] GTK+ Version Bump to 2.18

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Oct 12 06:57:32 UTC 2011

> So I was wondering if anyone was opposed to going from GTK+ 2.12 to 2.18 as
> the minimum supported GTK+ version.  IMO, if we are going to raise the
> version this release cycle, it makes sense to do so sooner rather than later
> to maximize the time for finding and fixing bugs and so on.

Makes sense, no problem on Linux.

> As a side topic; is there any way we can automate parts of changing the
> GTK+/GLib version numbers in all the various affected files?  I was thinking
> maybe a small Python/Perl script or Autoconf substitution or something like
> this.  It's just an idea that came to mind, it might be stupid/pointless.
> @Enrico: How much trouble does this cause for the win32 builds?  Is it just
> changing the Waf/makefile.win32 files and then packaging a newer GTK+ binary
> pack next release?

Are we sure that version works fine with the gtkbuilder version of Geany?


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